[Local] Workforce Investment Board. New Member Orientation. Why are you here?.
New Member Orientation
As a Workforce Investment Board member for [insert name of local region] you are part of a convening body that represents the interests of all communities’ relevant to economic vitality, education, and training in support of and focused on the development of a well-trained workforce to meet the needs of business.
Every Colorado business has access to a skilled workforce and every Coloradan has access to meaningful employment, resulting in statewide economic vitality.
To create and sustain a business‐led Colorado talent system that appropriately integrates the work of economic development, education, training and workforce development to meet the needs of businesses, students and job-seekers.
Employer-driven, sustained partnerships of business, workforce development, education, and other community stakeholders
Facilitated by convener or intermediary organization that is trusted by industry
Identifies highest priority workforce challenges and opportunities within a specific industry
Develops solutions for multiple employers within a geographic region, driven by industry need
* 10% Discretionary Fund administered by CWDC
* 5% Admin administered by CDLE to support statewide workforce development programs
Allocation from Colorado Department of Labor and Employment
Dislocated Worker [insert]